Angraecum Distichum Care Guide

Angraecum Distichum
'The 2-Rowed Angraecum'

Light Preferences

Angraecum distichum prefers bright sunlight and can tolerate direct morning and evening sun. However, protection from direct sunlight, especially during hot summer afternoons, is essential to prevent sunburn.

Water Preferences

Water every 2-3 days with distilled water and rainwater only, avoiding hard tap water. Ensure the growing medium remains moist but not completely dry at all times. Maintain humidity levels of at least 60%.

Temperature Range

Maintain a moderately warm temperature regime throughout the year, with daytime temperatures between 18-24°C (maximum 28°C) and nighttime temperatures between 13-16°C. Night temperatures should ideally be 5°C lower than daytime temperatures.

Fertilizer Recommendations

Apply orchid fertilizer at half strength once per week.

Flowering Season

Angraecum distichum typically blooms in the summer, with short, axillary, solitary flowered inflorescences. The flowers are small, fragrant, and white, with a diameter of approximately 0.5 cm.